NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Japanese stem cell products company Reprocell said today that it has purchased 3D cell culture firm Reinnervate and US genomics services firm BioServe.

Sedgefield, UK-based Reinnervate makes the Alvetex line of 3D cell culture products, which will be combined with Reprocell's induced pluripotent stem cells to produce next-generation tools for drug toxicity, neuroscience, and cancer research.

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